Actor Antonio Banderas Tests Positive For COVID-19
Spanish actor Antonio Banderas has tested positive for coronavirus on his 60th birthday.
The Actor, who is best known for roles in The Mask of Zorro and Once Upon a Time in Mexico, tweeted that he was spending his 60th birthday today in quarantine after testing positive for Covid-19.
“I want to make public that today… I am forced to celebrate my 60th birthday (in) quarantine after having tested positive for the COVID-19 disease, caused by the coronavirus,” he said on Twitter.
“I’d like to add that I’m feeling relatively well, just a bit more tired than usual, and confident that I will recover as soon as possible.
“I hope (the recommendations) allow me to overcome the infectious process that I suffer and that is affecting so many people around the world.”
Banderas added: “I will take advantage of this isolation to read, write, rest and continue making plans to start giving meaning to my recently released 60 years, to which I arrive full of desire and enthusiasm.
“Big hug to everyone.”
Other major film stars to be diagnosed with coronavirus include Tom Hanks and his wife, Rita Wilson, as well as Idris Elba, Marianne Faithfull, Olga Kurylenko and Mel Gibson.